We investigate the mafia’s illegal traffic in toxic waste in Italy. It’s an industry worth billions of euros a year, with many businesses happy to pay the camorra to dump toxic waste in the countryside rather than disposing of it safely. Until recently, there were virtually no penalties for toxic dumping. But decades of illegal dumping haven’t just poisoned the land and water. Child cancer rates are unusually high and the air is toxic.
We accompany the soldiers trying to protect the Colombian Amazon and see how illegally logged timber enters the global market.More info
Gold panning is illegal in French Guyana, and soldiers destroy candestine mines. But the illegal migrants who work there have little other option.More info
In the past 30 years, nearly half the animals of Cameroon have disappeared. We meet those trying to keep them safe.More info